As I wrapped up studying for my second-to-last semester finals, I realized how long I've been a student. The dietetics program with the University of Alabama is my second bachelor's degree and it has taken me about two years to complete. Combined with two years of non-degree work and my original 4-year undergraduate work means… Continue reading 10 Energizing Study Snacks
I believe people fall into two general categories: (1) spinach lovers and (2) kale aficionados. Whether or not you feel like you distinctly fall into one of these two categories, read on to learn some nutrition facts about each. SPINACH 100 g of raw spinach will provide: 2.2 g Fiber 483 mcg Vitamin K, 604% DV 9376… Continue reading Kale vs Spinach: Which Green Reigns Supreme?
Matcha is becoming mega popular, find out what it is... Let's Start. What is Matcha? Matcha is a form of green tea, but instead of seeping tea leaves, you consume the whole leaf in powdered form. The green tea plant is grown a bit differently too from traditional green tea. Tea plants are covered to… Continue reading What Is Matcha and Should You Drink It?
Hi there! Perhaps you are hoping to gain some new insight into healthy eating or perhaps you are completely new to a healthy lifestyle. To share what I learn in school, I try to to include nutrition information in my recipes and other blog posts. But today, I'd like to try something different. I thought it… Continue reading Nutrition Student Goes Grocery Shopping
Plant-Based Eating Made Easy Eating a plant-based meal does not have to be intimidating or difficult. But sometimes it seems that way, at least for me it did in the beginning. Now, I eat a plant-based dinner at least twice a week. Whole grains and legumes are complimentary proteins, meaning that these two foods together… Continue reading Lentil Soup with Whole Grain Rotini and Veggies
Hello! I would like to start off this blog by sharing a bit about how I got here. And by "here" I mean being a passionate nutrition student with a transformed point-of-view on all things food and wellness related. Welcome to my blog, I hope to inspire or at least entertain some of you! About… Continue reading Why I Started My Wellness Journey